Slippery Rock University PA Program Mission Statement
SRU’s Physician Assistant Studies 24-month program is a combination of academic and clinical instruction, blended course delivery (onsite and online), team instruction, and collaborative outreach taught in unique learning environments. Academically and professionally qualified faculty, clinicians, and experts will provide a strong foundation in evidence-based practice, direct patient/client management, and prevention and wellness services that focus on the life cycle needs of the U.S. population.
The program provides an emphasis on special needs populations interwoven throughout academic and clinical years, which makes SRU’s Physician Assistant Program unique. Successful graduates will be nationally certified and become competent, compassionate professionals with sound ethical values. SRU graduates will learn to adapt to the ever-changing medical profession, while becoming gainfully employed as mid-level medical care providers and filling the medical needs of the region.
PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Accreditation Status: Provisional
Campus: Slippery Rock, PA
Degrees Offered: Masters
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: 52 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Academics, health care experience, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 2
CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: December
Deadline Type: Completed: The application must be submitted and all transcripts, payments, and at least two letters of reference must be received by CASPA by the deadline date.
Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 3.0
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method Biology and Chemistry courses
PART TIME OPTION
WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.